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Womoz

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This Slides will Describe how Women can Contribute in mozilla.

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Womoz

  1. 1. Women in Mozilla(Womoz)
  2. 2. Why Separate Session for Womoz? • For Freedom of speech • Encouragement • Awareness • Motivation • Come Forward Like a Leader
  3. 3. Famous Women in FOSS Satoko Takita – Chairman Mozilla Japan Mitchell Baker – Head &Chairperson of MozillaFoundation, Chairperson Mozilla Corporation
  4. 4. Myths About FOSS • FOSS is often « unknown » and suffers from misconceptions • Women don’t have much knowledge on programming. • They don’t show their interest in technical aspects.
  5. 5. Reality • Women are playing key roles in corporate sectors. • Indian women have come across a long way. • They are very good at coding and programming and show much interest in technical aspects when compared to fewmen. • Indian women come forward, and able to make situationsaccordingly.
  6. 6. Reality Adele Goldberg DeLisa Alexander Neelam Dhawan Sue Gardner
  7. 7. Other Women Communities in FOSS • Ubuntu Women • GNOME Women • PHP Women • DrupalChix • Linuxchix • Debian Women
  8. 8. What about Mozilla? WoMoz! What is WoMoz for? • Meeting point open to all, where women can meet other • FOSS contributors (ML, IRC, wiki, blog) GOAL? • Help contribute to FOSS & Mozilla: localization, events,
  9. 9. Fiction You Need To Be a Coder:
  10. 10. Solutions • Localization • System Analysis • Design • Quality Assurance • Support • Documentation • Events • Blogging • Bugs • Marketing • Code
  11. 11. Shocking Statistics <=Women 5% <=5 out of 100
  12. 12. Why So Few Women? No one knows • Lack of interest or experience. • Hesitation to come forward. • Self-doubts and lack of confidence. • Hard to get involved. • Unwanted attention. (OMG a g1rl!!)
  13. 13. We are here with you • You are not alone. • We are here for you. • Guides you develops you. • Provide role models • Give tutorials According your • Interest topics • Mentoring project
  14. 14. Fly High with Womoz • Present your Idea’s. • Share them • Be Creative • Increase Contribution % of women in FOSS. • Find opportunities to collaborate with Mozilla developers
  15. 15. Womoz Tools 1) IRC 8) Compitions 2) Mailing Lists 9) Tech. Challenges 3) Wiki 10) Exiting Gifts 4) Blogs 5) Videos 6) Meetings 7) Regional seminars For more info: https://wiki.mozilla.org/ WoMoz
  16. 16. Lets Rock!... • Join With Us irc.mozilla.org: #womoz http://www.womoz.org/blog/ • Let’s use it..... and make women community proud........ • Say Woo.................... to WoMoz.........!!!
  17. 17. Myself Mohammed Adam FreeSoftware Activist Firefox StudentAmbassador @mohammed_adam24 adamlaskas24@gmail.com

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